It wasn’t just Miley Cyrus‘ twerking that had tongues wagging at the MTV Video Music Awards – rumors were flying of a romance between Ed Sheeran and Ellie Goulding, after the two were seen holding hands on the audience cam.
Ellie was quick to address rumors tweeting, “I love that holding hands with my friends means we’re an item. In that case I am in many relationships,” but Ed is now saying that there was definitely more going on than meets the eye.
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In an interview earlier this week with radio station Click 98.9, Ed confirmed that the two were dating but are no longer an item.
“Normal people don’t hold hands if they’re just friends,” the ‘Lego House’ singer said. “It was going on, and now it’s not.”
“She’s a really cool girl and she’s very talented. She’s had a number one single for three weeks in England now. It’s all going well,” he continued.
Ed also took the opportunity to clear up rumors of a romance between him and tour mate Taylor Swift. “If you can find a picture of me and Taylor holding hands, you won’t be able to, because it doesn’t exist,” he insisted. “That’s just people making assumptions because I was on tour with her.”